The President announced the appointment of Linda Eischeid Tarplin to be Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs for the Senate.
Since 1990 Mrs. Tarplin has served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Legislation at the Department of Health and Human Services. Prior to this she was the Director of Policy, Planning and Legislation for the Office of Human Development Services, 1989 - 90; Special Assistant to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Legislation, 1986 - 89; and legislative assistant to Representative Bill Frenzel, 1985 - 86.
Mrs. Tarplin graduated from the University of Minnesota. She was born January 23, 1961, in Carroll, IA. She is married to Richard Tarplin and resides in Arlington, VA.